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The Graphic Artists Guild Advocacy Liaison, Delanie West visited the School of Visual Arts (SVA) to tell the students of Professor Carol R. Steinberg about essential topics such as non-disclosure agreements, contract negotiations, and understanding royalty rates.  This talk .....

The graphic novel tells the story of a middle schooler who becomes embroiled in the in the drama of producing her school play. ...

Guild President Yanique DaCosta has outlined three primary focuses to elevate our industry and organization: Diversity, Revenue, and Succession. ...

The graphic novel has been objected to for depiction of violence – unavoidable subject matter for a work dealing with the Holocaust....

Illustrator Renee Nault’s adaptation of the novel uses a spare color palette and evocative watercolors to illustrate the dystopian theocracy...

This coming-of-age graphic novel by Mariko and Jillian Tamak tells the story of two friends contending with family trauma....

Alison Bechdel’s autobiographical graphic novel describes her childhood in rural Pennsylvania and her complicated relationship with her father, a closeted gay man....

This young adult novel by Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Ellen Forney, tells the story of a young cartoonist who leaves the Spokane Reservation to attend an all-white high school....

Guild member Will Bullas has been a member since 2011. He is the owner and creator within Will Bullas Studio in Carmel Valley, CA. Will Bullas describes himself as an artist: “I am comfortably ensconced between my classical training as a fine artist and my love of illustration and narrative. This combination elevates my work beyond a glorified sign painter.”...

Guild member Nicoletta (Niki) Barolini has been a member since 2023 and is a Science Visualizer at Columbia University. She specializes in creating scientific and technical illustrations for faculty, researchers, and institutions like Columbia University, CUNY, UCLA, Boston Medical, Penn State, and more....

Guild member Tamara Robbins is an experienced art director, designer, teacher, and writer from Chicago, Illinois who believes in encouraging a more fluent way of working while understanding certain principles and elements of graphic design....

The Graphic Artists Guild is proud to announce a dynamic duo to the positions of co-chairs of the national Diversity committee, Yanique DaCosta and Delanie West. “The Guild must be leading this important conversation in our role as an advocacy champion," West said, referencing the long-time advocacy focus the Guild has structured it’s programs around....

The Guild is partnering with Concept Art Association, National Cartoonists Society, Society of Illustrators, and Australian Cartoonists Association in producing the AI/ML Media Summit on March 10th....

The Guild is pushing for the best means to further the interests of artists: through policies, education, and advocacy within our community and with the players, including artists, who will shape the future of AI image generators. ...

Just in time for the holidays, Guild members chime in on their favorites things-to-get....

Adobe announced a commitment to not supporting work on spec and vowed to restrict the rights they'll ask for in their Creative Challenges....

Service is at the core of what designers and illustrators do. For this year’s Martin Luther King Day, we asked our members what else they do in service....

Fraud is being conducted worldwide and encompasses scams related to vaccines, healthcare, PPE, stimulus money and Treasury cheques, and fake charities. ...

Creative professionals are being asked to complete work on assignments, usually without payment, as a condition of being interviewed for a potential job....

This month, the USPS will be unveiling the ”Raven Stamp” featuring artwork created by Tlingit and Athabascan artist Rick Lanáat’ Worl....

one of the most powerful tools I’ve ever encountered is this book. It’s the only textbook I make my undergrads buy. It’s not only about pricing (the first thing anyone looks at, I’m sure). It’s about ETHICAL guidelines—the standards for how we should be treated as professionals and for how we should conduct business. ...

Buyers of NFTs need to be certain of what they are purchasing. Similar to buying a physical work of art – a painting or a sculpture – the buyer does not automatically receive the copyrights to the work....

We’re getting closer to the implementation of a copyright small claims board! The Copyright Office has published resources on the CASE Act and the creation of the copyright claims board (CCB)....

To assist illustrators and designers in embedding their metadata, Carl Siebert posted a Google licensable badge resource page. ...

We have until the end of this year to get S 1273, the CASE Act, passed by the Senate – and finally get justice for individual creators!...

Google has launched their Licensable Images badge, which permits visual artists to indicate in search results which images are licensable and link to the license page....

Jesús Cedeño has published a comprehensive blockchain technology resource guide – a technology which is being implemented to manage creative works rights....

Every day at 7 a.m. EDT, Behance is live-streaming well known illustrators, designers, and artists as they work on projects and answer viewers’ questions. If the live-stream is too early for you, you can also watch archived presentations. ...

For World Design Day 2020, themed “Design is Professional”, we explored what it is to be a professional, and what role ethics play in design....

To help our community stay informed on COVID-related news and weather a work slowdown, the Guild has launched two resource pages....

Working from home with children is like speeding through a circus while carrying a stack of your grandmother’s prized china....

For Women’s History Month, we interviewed a few women Graphic Artist Guild members about their work and the women role models who inspired them. ...

There are a few free alternatives to Creative Cloud which, while unable to offer all that Adobe can, are still worth checking out. ...

Adobe's recent decision to limit Creative Cloud users to the most recent versions seem to be a response to ongoing litigation, and reveal an uncomfortable truth about software licensing....

ico-D published an article exposing Fiverr’s business model, explaining why the idea of partnership with the platform is so antithetical to ico-D’s core mission. ...

Although The CASE Act expired in December with no bill signed into law, our advocacy efforts on behalf of the bill weren't in vain. We got the attention of lawmakers, and expect the Act to be reintroduced this year...

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